03 Feb 2021 | 11:42 am | 1 min. read
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired infrastructure partner David Ulbrick to its team in the Perth office.
David joins the Perth office from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers where he was the leader of the Perth Construction and Infrastructure practice group. He is joined by Simon di Rosso also from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.
David is well regarded in Perth and throughout Australia in the construction disputes space. He regularly advises on international and domestic construction disputes including arbitration, mediation, facilitated negotiation, expert determinations, rapid adjudications and the utilisation of dispute resolution boards.
David's clients include tier one and tier two contractors, private equity developers and institutional developers. Before joining Pinsent Masons David and Simon were acting for John Holland in relation the Perth Children's Hospital litigation against the State in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. David has also worked with Clough, CPB Contractors, Downer and BAM International (amongst others).
Fraser McMillan, Head of Construction Advisory & Disputes in Australia, said, "David and Simon are welcome additions to the firm's construction disputes team in Australia which is continuing to go from strength to strength. We don't see any signs of that slowing as the State and Federal governments continue to increase their investment in infrastructure as one part of the recovery efforts from the pandemic. David and Simon bring significant experience and bench strength to our team in Australia and also in the broader Asia Pacific region."
The appointment follows the continued expansion of the firm's infrastructure and energy team in Asia Pacific. Pinsent Masons Australia has more than 100 specialist infrastructure and energy lawyers and business professionals working across our three offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
David Ulbrick said: "I am excited to be part of Pinsent Masons and to be back in the global market. Simon and I are looking forward to contributing to the continued growth of the firm in Perth and beyond."
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has announced a unique equality law specialism that supports clients in managing the cultural and legal aspects of discrimination and inclusion issues.
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired its second partner in Amsterdam recruiting corporate partner and civil-law notary Alexander Spoor as it boosts its technology, science and industry (TSI) capabilities in The Netherlands.
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been recognised for its commitment to achieving gender equality, being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women report for the fifth consecutive year.
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been named as a top tier firm in three categories in the In-House Community Awards 2021.
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the financiers (Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Mizuho Bank and Al Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation) on the project financing provided to a consortium led by Marubeni Corporation in joint venture with Al Jomaih Energy & Water Company Limited of the 300MW solar power plant to be built and operated in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.
For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on